Besides maintaining moods, bright light on an elderly person can improve sleep patterns and increase production of the serotonin hormone. This hormone is associated with a person’s ability to control stress. (more…)Recent search: old depressed people
Most people smoke to reduce anxiety when experiencing stress. But researchers actually found that quitting smoking can make you feel happier, and the effect will be felt as long as they manage to stop the habit.
This was concluded based on the result of a research by a research team from Brown University and the University of Southern California, USA. In conclusion quitting using tobacco may have the effect of reducing stress and also improve feelings. (more…)
Sometimes the side effects of drugs can not be underestimated, because their impact can be severe as the disease itself, like anti-inflammatory which triggers gastric bleeding. There’s also one which is really annoying, for example, antidepressants that trigger an orgasm in an unexpected moment.
If a patient complains of drowsiness after taking anti-allergies, doctors can say that it is just a side effect. But doctors can no longer say “just” if in fact the patient is very disturbed, even suffering from side effects of medication they get. (more…)
It’s hard to imagine when a third-grade children experience depression. Moreover, imagining depressed preschoolers. Recent research study of depression in children from the age of six, which appeared in the Current Directions in Psychological Science, the a Psychological Science Association journal. Child psychiatrist Joan Luby from Washington University in St. Louis, United States, recently studied depression in pre-school aged children and the importance of early detection. (more…)Recent search: child depression, picture of child with depression
The study did not prove that antidepressants cause cataracts. However, the widely prescribed drug was shown to pose a risk of vision problems in elderly patients. Increased risk of cataracts by 15 percent, resulting in 22 000 cases of cataract in the United States.
“This study shows for the first time that the use of SSRIs may be associated with an increased risk of developing cataracts,” said Mahyar Etminan PharmD and her partners from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, in the conclusion of this study. (more…)